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Enjoy The Freedom in Exploring Australia with a Reliable Car Hire

Beautiful view of Outback in Australia

Australia is one of the best countries in the world to go on a road trip because it is home to many scenic drives including the Great Ocean Road, Nullarbor Plain, and the Red Centre Way. The Land Down Under is also blessed with many breathtaking natural attractions that are waiting to be discovered - and these can be easily accessed if you have a rental car.

Whether you are in search of an economy car to get you around during your solo getaway or an SUV that can fit the whole family for the school holidays, you can find the perfect rental car at VroomVroomVroom. We compare a wide selection of vehicle from major brands including Avis, Budget, East Coast Car Rentals, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty. Just choose from any of the regions below to see the list of locations where you can book a hire car.

Most popular road trips in each Australian region

Australian Capital Territory: Yess Valley, Queanbeyan-Palerang, South Coast

Northern Territory: Red Centre Way, Greater Litchfield Loop, Explorer's Way

South Australia: Epicurean Way, Coastal Way, Southern Ocean Drive

Victoria: The Great Ocean Road, Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula

New South Wales: The Grand Pacific Drive, Greater Blue Mountains Drive, The Rainforest Way

Queensland: Pacific Coast Way, Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Bloomfield Track

Tasmania: Great Eastern Drive, Cradle Country, Heritage Highway

Western Australia: Nullarbor Plain, Grand Central Road, Coral Coast

Frequently Asked Questions on Car Hire in Australia

How do I get the best deal on a rental car?

Our price comparison tool​ lets you easily compare the rates of rental cars and find the cheapest price. Booking two to three months in advance may also help you save up on rental cars. Also, check the price once in a while to see if rates have dropped, then modify your booking if you have found a better deal.

How can I find car rentals near me?

Just type in your location (e.g. hotel or landmark) using our search form​ to see a list of rental cars near you. You can also view the depots using our map to see which one is the closest.

What do I need to hire a car in Australia?

You need a valid driver's licence and credit card to be able to rent a car in Australia. However, you may also be asked to present your passport if you’re not an Australian citizen and an International Driving Permit (IDP) if your licence is not written in English. Click here​ to see a list of required documents.

What type of licence do I need to rent a car?

In most cases, you will need a full driver's licence held for a minimum of 12 months to be able to rent a car in Australia. If your licence is not written in English, you need to present an International Driving Permit (IDP) or a certified translation document. For more information, read our article on licence requirements​.

Do I need a credit card when renting a car?

Yes, you would need a credit card when renting a car in Australia. However, most major rental companies also accept debit cards at most locations. Click here​ to see the different payment methods.

How do I add an additional driver to my rental car booking?

Additional drivers can be added when you collect your rental car. They need to present their driver’s licence to the rental staff to be recorded on the rental agreement. If the additional driver will not be in attendance upon collection of the vehicle, they can visit any nearby depot to present their driver’s licence and have their name added to the rental agreement. Click here​ to read more information on additional drivers.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Australia?

The minimum age requirement to rent a car in Australia is over 25 years old. However, most rental companies accept drivers aged 21 to 25, but they may incur a young driver surcharge. Read our article on age restrictions​ to learn more.

Is it more expensive to rent a car from the airport?

It is usually more expensive to hire a car from the airport​ because the price includes an Airport or Premium Location Fee. This fee is passed on to the consumers by the rental company as they, in turn, are charged for having on airport facilities.

Do I need rental car insurance in Australia?

When you hire a car in Australia, the vehicle is already insured. However, you may be liable to pay damage repair costs up to the capped excess amount if the rental car is damaged or stolen. For added protection, you may purchase an excess reduction product. You can find some options here.

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